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Stories from Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Fugitive captured at Billie Creek campground (05/22/07)
A Putnam County fugitive turned himself in to Parke County authorities Monday night after several days on the run. George Alexander, 60, Greencastle, was scheduled to appear in Putnam Superior Court at 2 p.m. Tuesday to face two D felony charges of misappropriation of funds...
Local veteran charged with abuse (05/22/07)
A Putnam County man who recently completed his third tour of duty with the U.S. Army in Iraq is now in trouble with the law, accused of abusing his 5-month-old daughter. Shawn M. Sims, 26, Greencastle, was arrested Monday morning after admitting to police that he became frustrated because the baby wouldn't stop crying and struck her several times, causing bruising on her buttocks and genital area...
Fair Board hears proposal for U.S. 231 corridor (05/22/07)
The City of Greencastle is once again looking at extending its sewage utility to the U.S. 231 corridor north of the city, but only if residents and property owners in that area want the project. The Putnam County Fair Board has been asked to consider supporting the project as a solution to its own wastewater disposal needs...
Poultry Barn project gains financial support (05/22/07)
A new barn for the Poultry Club at the Putnam County Fairgrounds depends on bids and meeting a budget of about $16,000 for materials and construction. The project has the support of the Putnam County Fair Board, as well as a $5,000 commitment from the Putnam County Commissioners. Adding that to the $11,000 now committed from the Poultry Club and through generous donations, the only hurdle is finding a builder to get the job done within the cost limit...
Cougars come up one hit short (05/22/07)
LIZTON -- The problem for North Putnam's softball team Monday night wasn't the number of hits by Tri-West. Eight hits is not all that many. The problem was the quality of hits -- four triples by the Bruins. When the opposition gets that many extra bases, a team is in trouble...
GHS softball falls in sectional opener (05/22/07)
Staff reports NASHVILLE -- The Greencastle girls' softball team squared off against the Brown County Eagles in the first round of the class 3A Sectional 29 Monday, and the Tiger Cubs bowed out of post-season play, 7-2. The Tiger Cubs ends the season with a 5-19 record...
North baseball wins at WeBo (05/22/07)
Staff reports THORNTOWN -- The North Putnam baseball team used a big seventh inning to overpower Western Boone, 15-11, Monday night on the road. The Cougars, tied with the Stars at 11, drove in four runs in the top of the seventh to put the game out of reach...
Plainfield golf defeats Tiger Cubs and Clovers (05/22/07)
Staff reports The Cloverdale and Greencastle boys' golf teams fell to Plainfield in a three-way match at Windy Hill. Plainfield won with a 156 total, Greencastle was second with 168 and the Clovers were third with 182. "Our score is a disappointment," CHS coach Doug Wokoun said. "But we have some time to try to fix things. We have hit a little slump and we just have to fight our way out."...
Victor H. "Bud" Sanders (05/22/07)
Jan. 5, 1971-May 19, 2007 Victor H. "Bud" Sanders, 36, Greencastle, died Saturday at Putnam County Hospital. Born in Indianapolis, he was the son of Robert and Donna (Temple) Sanders. He worked as a custodian at Greencastle Christian Church for the past four years and had previously worked in construction and for National By-Products, Indianapolis...